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  • n  a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

  • They see America becoming a cesspit of promiscuity and godlessness and blue dresses with who knows what on them, a place where some sexual interludes have to be specified as being .
  • Like anyone else who touched that cesspit, he had collected some powerful enemies--and at least one ally.
  • They stand on slatted floors so their wastes drop into a trough below that is flushed periodically into a nearby cesspit.
News & Articles

  • Column: A mayor is only as good as his city
    By Zachary Karabell The New York City mayoral race is entering its final days, and it seems all but certain that Bill de Blasio will be the new master of City Hall. That's prompted anxiety among some in New York, best encapsulated by an ad run by Republican challenger Joseph Lhota warning that the city would revert to a 1970s crime-ridden cesspit if de Blasio is elected. Not only is this fear ...
    Oct. 25, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Raila Odinga in Reuters
    The civilized nations of the world must condemn these sorts of things,Odinga told a news conference. "Mr. Kibaki should not be allowed to follow Mr. (Robert) Mugabe and take Kenya to the cesspit."
  • Ian Brady in Click Liverpool
    In the note Brady said: "Smoking has been banned here in the pretentious hope that it will make the public mistake this regressive cesspit of feral retardation as a hospital. It means I'm being habitually force-fed to enjoy the remaining luxury of...
  • Jude Law in Calcutta Telegraph
    Guy brings an energy and an expertise at physicality and action while being faithful to the period,Law said. "The Victorian London that Holmes and Watson were working in was the cesspit of the world. They're dealing with criminals and...

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